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Making magic since 2015.

Our Mission

Inspire. Educate. Participate.

Rust & Stardust is a UK theatre company specialising in puppetry and visual theatre. Our original work is accessible and innovative, and our education and outreach work is committed to inspiring the next generation.

Experience the thrill of a live performance with one of our touring shows, be part of the magic in our participatory projects, sprinkle some stardust on a unique private event, or bring a bespoke handmade touch to your next production. 

Eleanor is an actor, award-winning writer and costume maker with experience at Shakespeare's Globe and Glyndebourne.

She has an MA in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama from King's College London and a BA in English from University of London Goldsmiths.

Eleanor writes the original scripts for Rust & Stardust's productions and makes the costumes for the company.


She also co-hosts the Three Ravens Podcast.


Katie is an actor, puppeteer, puppet maker, animator and theatre practitioner.


Katie handcrafts the puppets for Rust & Stardust’s productions, from table-top characters from Shakespeare to nine-foot demon queens.

In addition to her work with Rust & Stardust, Katie assists and teaches puppet making for The Little Angel Theatre and Primary Workshops for Schools in the South East.


She is also the Education Producer for Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells.

Our Team

Rust & Stardust works with a group of highly-qualified associate artists across our various projects, including touring theatre, education projects and private events.

Our Shows

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